Food Dish


From: Papua New Guinea | Bismarck Archipelago | Wuvulu

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number P3482B
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Papua New Guinea | Bismarck Archipelago | Wuvulu
Date Made Before 1913
Section Oceanian
Materials Wood
Technique Carved

Curved, rectangular wooden dish, pierced on one edge for twisted plant fiber hanging cord. The culture of Wuvulu Island, located in the Bismarck Archipelago, is more Micronesian than Melanesian. Elegantly simple food bowls like this one are typical of the minimalist Micronesian carving style.

Height 11 cm
Length 47 cm
Width 30.2 cm
Credit Line Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1913
Other Number 676 - Other Number

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